Total stress management: qigong-enhanced wellness in the workplace

Author: Garripoli F
Conference/Journal: 4th World Congress on Qigong & 4th American Qigong Assoc Conf
Date published: 2001
Other: Special Notes: Sponsored by the East West Academy of Healing Arts, 530 Bush Street, Suite 202, SF, CA 94108 , Word Count: 189

The objective of this paper and presentation is to examine the growing level of stress in the corporate workplace and explore how Qigong can be introduced as part of an overall wellness strategy. As stress is continually identified as a major factor in most illness reports showing that some 75% of all visits to physicians are stress related it seems clear that a program must be implemented to address this trend. How to Incorporate Wellness into Business to build Peak Performance Building employee’s personal wellness is the key to corporate success and increasing the “real” company bottom line. With illness and absentee-ism being cited as one of the primary problems in today’s businesses, a concerned and creative approach is needed to cultivate personal wellness and to stimulate employees to become involved dynamic health and wellness. Francesco Garri Garripoli teaches Total Stress Management techniques that incorporate the most effective elements of Qigong from breathing and Qi-balancing to beautiful forms and visualizations. This teacher training system is designed for balanced, peak performance and wellness promotion in today’s busy and stressful business environments, with happy results at work…and play!